The striker, who played for Arsenal before Wenger arrived, scored 46 goals in 166 appearances for the Gunners between 1988 and 1995.
A summer of recuperation followed and he is now in the final stages of his recovery, with a spot in Arsenal's midfield his primary goal. As Alan Shearer rightly said on BBC Match of the Day, "it's one thing for Wenger to deflect from his team's inadequacies, it's another to question someone's integrity and be wrong".
Central defender Lauren Koscielny has announced his planned retirement from international football following next summers World Cup. Last year, Spurs finished ahead of Arsenal for the first time in two decades. He felt he wasn't ready yet to play this level.
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But while the personnel had to be contorted to the positions, perhaps what would have been wiser, is to contort the positions to the personnel. If he is to persist with the 3-4-3 system, then he must do so with the right players in the right roles.
"I can't hypothesise over who I might be calling in March".
"He was afraid of Manchester City and his team were passive as a result".
Wilshere might also be pondering where he stands by then.
"I don't think Jack is a No. 10, " he stated. I am closer to the end than to the beginning.
Wilshere is desperate to play for his boyhood club and is eager to prove to manager Arsene Wenger that he deserves a new contract.
However, Wilshere was overlooked by manager Gareth Southgate, even after the likes of Harry Winks and Jordan Henderson withdrew from the squad, as Jack Cork and Jake Livermore were instead called up to replace them.